Born in Paris, Florence settled in London in 1982, trained as a singer at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles. She is now in great demand as a French coach, and has been working in music colleges and opera houses in England and Europe for the last 30 years: Glyndebourne, ROH, Salzburg Festival, La Scala, Stockholm Royal Opera, Danish Royal Opera, New Israeli Opera, De Nederlandse Opera, Korea National Opera, Teatro Real, Wielki Theatre Warsaw etc. As well as lecturing and doing pre-concert talks, she has worked with many distinguished singers in preparation for operatic roles, recitals and recordings. Florence loves working with young artists and is a staff member at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Royal Academy of Music, the National Opera Studio and the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at ROH.

Florence is a co-founder and director of the Academy of French Song and Opera